4 Chinese military planes enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

Tech 05/20/22, 08:14

Taiwan News reported on May 19 that four Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone, marking the 13th intrusion this month. Taiwan's National Defense Ministry (MND) said, on May 18, 2 People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Shenyang J-16 fighter jets, 1 Shaanxi Y-8 reconnaissance plane, and 1 Shaanxi ...

U.S. to send 4 unmanned surface ships to RIMPAC 2022, China stays uninvited

Tech 05/20/22, 03:35

According to the USNI News, the San Diego Naval Base will send four unmanned surface vessels or USVs to Hawaii this summer to participate in the world's largest naval warfare exercise, RIMPAC 2022. This plan is to improve the integrity between unmanned and manned Navy forces. Considering from a command-and-control perspective, these ...

Multiple Chinese provinces cut international phone lines, claims scam countermeasure

Tech 05/19/22, 09:54

Recently, citizens in Zhejiang province said that calls to other countries and Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan were terminated. Screenshots of the announcement from provincial mobile service provider China Mobile Zhejiang were also shared. According to state media CCTV, China Mobile Zhejiang confirmed the call block. The service provider justifies that ...

China’s Hikvision surveillance camera found inside top secret UK science hub

Tech 05/15/22, 10:33

Chinese blacklisted video surveillance technology is being used in a top-secret laboratory in the United Kingdom. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that the UK's Health Security Agency is now using the Chinese surveillance camera—Hikvision—at laboratories. The UKHSA is in Porton Down, England. This science hub focuses on two crucial areas: ...

‘Aircraft carrier killer’, China builds simulated facilities for war test

Tech 05/15/22, 10:19

Satellite images recently showed the China military is building up large-scale targets in a remote desert to simulate its future attack. Maxar Technologies took pictures from space. The pictures showed a simulated target of a full-size U.S. Navy aircraft carrier in the Taklimakan Desert in Xinjiang. There are also at least ...

US Commerce Secretary: Beijing opposing chip bill, fears losing its edge

Tech 05/14/22, 06:11

According to Reuters, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on May 11 that China opposes the U.S. huge chip bill because it will give the world's largest economy a competitive advantage. On May 12, the U.S. will step up formal negotiations on a compromise measure that would invest 52 billion dollars in ...

Tech war: U.S. considers tougher crackdown on Chinese chipmakers

Tech 05/12/22, 02:01

According to the Information, the United States is considering a ban on the export of advanced equipment to Chinese chipmakers by American suppliers. China's technical self-sufficiency would be jeopardized by this decision.Besides Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC), the potential ban will also affect state-owned Hua Hong Semiconductor, ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT), ...